Written by Karen Chadra
Wheaton was well-represented at the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday with 148 runners crossing the finish line.
Here is a look at the top male finishers from Wheaton:
- Benjamin Emmanuel, 27, finished with a time of 2:38.09. He finished in 135th place overall.
- Michael Ruggio, 51, finished with a time of 2:49.22. He finished in 358th place overall.
- Bobby Niska, 20, finished with a time of 2:52.11. He finished in 443rd place overall.
- Alissa Bugh, 28, finished with a time of 3:07.09. She finished in 1,375th place overall and 151st place among all women.
- Colleen Huml, 25, finished with a time of 3:11.47. She finished in 1,731st place overall and 201st place among all women.
- Ashley Raymond, 26, finished with a time of 3:21.03. She finished in 2,740th place overall and 360th place among all women.
A record 39,115 runners finished the race in Grant Park on Sunday, according to Chicago Marathon officials.
Kenyan runner Dennis Kimetto won the marathon, setting a course record of 02:03:45—53 seconds faster than last year's winning time. Winning on the women's side was Kenyan Rita Jeptoo, who finished in 02:19:15, the fastest women's marathon time in the world this year.
“It was an incredible day at the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon—one where the results from the course reflected the hard work and determination that was put in by the staff, the volunteers and our City of Chicago partners to make the event possible,” said Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski in a statement.
Source: Bank of America Chicago Marathon searchable results.
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Amie Schaenzer contributed to this article.